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good about your decisions. >> morgan state university hosted a national white house meeting on issues affecting the african-american and education. it was one of a half-dozen issues on the minds of baltimore residents. >> the white house meeting was held in the morgan state ballroom. the topics graves were from health and housing. >> education absolutely is a critical issue because if we don't pay attention to education, the future of our country is in jeopardy. >> [inaudible] >> valerie jarret, sr. ribeyes, lead a team of the administration officials. >> making college affordable, investing a billion dollars, making sure that we got rid of the bonanza that stallone's could go directly to the people that needed it most. >> that is one more reason why this student showed up at the white house meeting on campus. exelon to hear more on student lands. that is a huge concern for a lot of students right now. >> a concern that is facing students at colleges and universities across the nation. the morgan state president sets on the court house committee. >> president obama has been a to work
with that story. >> this coming saturday at morgan state university, where thousands of teenagers are competing. they are competing for top prizes, athletes from all over the nation. this event caps off months of training and grueling competition. there is concern that some of these teenagers may have signed of hcm, which can lead to a heart attack. reggie is watching his son compete in the shot put. >> i am from the houston area and taxes. unfortunately, we have heard of athletes falling down and having cardiac arrest are up -- or some other type of heart condition. we understand it is a serious situation. >> dr. theodore abraham will lead a team at the track and field championships to screen teenagers. she says for the most part is hereditary. >> they have no symptoms and they feel great. it is a problem that could manifest itself at any time without warning, which is the scary part of this whole equation. >> hard to believe that somebody can just drop dead. >> i think it is a good idea. it is important to know if it is an issue are not with the individual athletes. >> anything that is heredi
kids don't do nothing during the summer. i will remember it. >> and they work with the morgan state university basketball team. it allows them to reach out to more kids. >> we want for them to see themselves going to college and to have that basic foundation, like this is what is supposed to happen. i am supposed to go to college, you know. it is great for both parties. >> me and my mentor have the perfect kind of friendship. if i need anything, she is there. i can always depend on her. >> the program has been so successful they will plan to expand a program and bring it back every summer. >> that is a great little program. that is all for us at 5:00 p.m. here is what is coming up at 6:00 p.m. >> he advisories are developing. the insta-weather plus straight ahead. >> and the death toll is now at 8 because of the heat wave. >> should power lines be underground? we turned up new information tonight regarding that issue. details just ahead >> live, local, late breaking, this is wbal tv 11 news at 6:00 p.m. in hd. >> good evening, everyone. there is no fun in the sun inside the arguing
and they will be at morgan state university. now, pam, tell me about this young lady. >> she is intermediate. she is a sophomore. she will do two individual events, 100 meter hurdles and the long jump. >> is it hard? >> no. >> so you will be competing in the junior olympics. tell me what that is like for you? >> this is -- i have been running since i was in the third grade. i'm excited. i get to do my two favorite events. i am ready to run and jump. >> are you going to win? >> i hope so. >> put you on the spot. >> 100 and 200. >> are you going to win? >> yes, hopefully. >> tell me about this program. what is it that you like coming out with the program. >> i have a lot of fun friends and fun to run track. >> you over here as well. tell me what you will be running. >> i will be running the 4 by 4 and the long jump. >> are you going to win? >> yes. >> definitely, right. >> yes. >> tell me what you like about the program? >> i like to long jump and i like to have fun. >> cool. cool. thank you very much, ladies. you continue to workout and get yourselves ready. tell me about the junior olympics. it w
important. >> a concern facing students at colleges and universities across the nation. morgan state's president sits on a white house committee on the role of historically black colleges. >> president obama has been there to work hand in glove with us, to raise the pell grant to the highest level ever in the history of higher education. we appreciate his leadership with regard to the student loans and keeping those loans from doubling in terms of the interest rate. >> the morgan state president is among those who will agree that more needs to be done to help students start and finish college. >> besides baltimore, the white house has held african-american policy forums in las vegas, cleveland, and jackson, mississippi. >> thank you very much. prince george's county got an unexpected surprise right in the middle of their managers. -- manicures. >> why officers invaded this nail salon. they say it has been a long time coming. >> it isann -- is ann#f#f#f#f#ff >> here's a look at some of our top story this hour. baltimore police say they were serving a warrant for attended murder when o
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